redhat AS or ES

Mark Watts m.watts at
Wed Jun 13 09:03:24 CDT 2007

> So my question is how are the differences (e.g. number of CPUs)
> "enforced" at the OS level when both run the same kernel? When I
> manually download an updated kernel rpm via the red hat network, the
> same kernel rpm is offered for ES and AS Version 4. I maintain ES and
> AS Version 4 systems, and this same kernel rpm business confused me.

More that 16GB of RAM is not _supported_ on RHEL4-ES.
This doesn't mean it won't work, just that RedHat will not support you if you 
do it.


Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS
Senior Systems Engineer
QinetiQ Trusted Information Management
Trusted Solutions and Services Group
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